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My Summer Internship at Bacon’s Castle
 

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My 2012 summer internship at Preservation Virginia's Bacon's Castle in Surry County, Virginia.

My 2012 summer internship at Preservation Virginia's Bacon's Castle in Surry County, Virginia.

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    My Summer Internship at Bacon’s Castle My Summer Internship at Bacon’s Castle Presentation Transcript

    • My Summer Internship at Bacon’s Castle BY: CAITLIN MCCAFFERTY
    • DOCENT WORKWhat I Did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Facilitated tours •Became more confident in cash•Exhibit maintenance handling situations•Engaged directly with customers •Improved public speaking skills•Networked with local businesses •Improved customer service skillsand companies •Historic preservation techniques
    • DOCENTING
    • GARDEN WORKWhat I did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Restored Historic Garden •Garden maintenance•Restored Garden Benches •Information on historic plants•Restored Garden Pathways •Sustainable gardening practices
    • GARDEN WORK
    • GARDEN WORK
    • BENCHES
    • BENCHES
    • SPECIAL EVENTSWhat I did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Promoted Bacon’s Castle •Marketing Skillsat the Smithfield Farmers •Event CoordinationMarket•Promoted Bacon’s Castleat Historic Reenactment inVirginia Beach•Facilitated at “Cornwallis’Advance on Yorktown”
    • VA BEACH EVENT AND SMITHFIELD FARMERS MARKET
    • ARCHAEOLOGYWhat I Did: Experiences and Skills Gained:•Assisted as archaeologist •Artifact maintenanceduring Dominion Power work •Work documentation
    • POST RESTORATIONWhat I did:•Restored rear and front entranceposts to their original condition Cleaned with TSP Primed Painted
    • POST RESTORATION
    • MY EXPERIENCES AND KNOWLEDGE GAINED AT BACON’S CASTLE WILL SUPPORT MY SCHOOLING AND FUTURE ENDEAVORS. THANK YOU TO THE STAFF AT BACON’S CASTLE FOR AN AMAZING SUMMER!